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How to Claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Housing Benefit Estimates

Use this online calculator to find out whether or not you will qualify for Housing benefit based on your current circumstances. 

Making a claim to Housing benefit and Council Tax Support

You can claim Housing and Council Tax Support using our on line form.

When completing the form, it is best to have certain details to hand such as:

  • Identity and National Insurance numbers
  • Income and earnings
  • Savings and capital
  • Household details
  • Rent and tenancy details

Where applicable, we will also ask to see proof of this information to support your application.

Claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Once your claim form has been submitted, we will contact you if any further information is needed. Once all the necessary information has been received, your claim will be processed and your benefit will normally be paid from the Monday following the date we received your claim. You will receive an award letter giving details of your award.

 

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